Public health professionals are dedicated to promoting, protecting, and improving the health of their communities. Their ability to analyze, understand, and share data is core to that mission.

LiveStories helps public health organizations across the U.S. communicate their data more efficiently and solution to build the narrative around their data, streamline reporting, and increase community engagement. 

“We look at all sorts of information when it comes to the study of public health and what exists in our community. Visualizing this information in LiveStories brings us all on the same page to make decisions collectively.”
— Kathryn W., Springfield-Greene County Health Department
 

Popular Use Cases

Community Assessments 

  • Providing digital versions of assessments like the Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

  • Sharing analysis on program effectiveness


Health Education 

  • Teaching people how to avoid infectious diseases

  • Providing recommendations for chronic disease management

  • Educating people on how to live healthier lifestyles


Ongoing Reporting

  • Creating and updating mandated reports with new data on ongoing basis (weekly, monthly, or annual)

  • Shared reporting for coordinated responses to crisis like the opioid epidemic


Ad Hoc Data Requests

  • Responding to media requests to share information with the public

  • Responding to data requests from the public

  • Providing data or analysis to internal partners as needed

SGCHD has noticed a decline in calls from media and residents...The agency credits the new data visualization, which tracks cases by week, flu type and age of victim; and offers tips for the ailing, parents and pregnant women.
 
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Performance Management

  • Sharing target goals like Public Health 3.0 “Healthy People 2020” or "Healthy People 2030"

  • Aligning stakeholders and partners around dashboards and plans like the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP)

If you go to the LiveStories dashboard, we have updated data in many different areas. You can get a lot of information with this resource.
— Dr. Tina K., Los Angeles County

Our User Community

  • Directors of Public Health and Health Officers
  • Public Information Officers (PIOs) and Communications Managers
  • Program Managers and Planners
  • Epidemiologists
  • Health Policy Advocates
 

Public health organizations using our data communications solution:

Ready to communicate public health data more effectively?